[OT] What the *&^#$!#$ Just Happened - SPAM

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 12:43:06 EDT 2015


On 09/06/15 15:03, Kay C Lan wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 AM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I also get the Russian women,
>>
>> I wonder if my last name was Gay I'd get Russian men ;-)
> I'm getting emails about my stolen car (parked next to the front door), my
> stolen phone (sitting on my desk), incredibly low interest credit cards for
> Walmart and Cosco (don't have outlets here) and of course for a bunch of
> medication that seems to suggest the world's population is set to plummet.
>
> Richard, Scott, they are definitely not glass half full comments. I've
> always appreciated how huge the SPAM problem is, the company I work for
> reports that legitimate traffic on it's WAN/LAN accounts for less than 0.2%
> of the traffic, the rest is SPAM and hacker attempts :-( I've believed that
> the Gmail team have done a wonderful job at blocking the tidal wave of
> SPAM, so not sure now why so much is getting through.
>
> Thankfully though Gmail does correctly end up in my SPAM folder so it is
> easy to deal with.
>

What is funnier is that I am getting SPAM about all sorts of wonderful 
things available to me
in the States; and that is odd as I live in Bulgaria.

All this proves is that computers don't know "nothing".

Richmond.




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